Puna man charged with burglary 11-28-14

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Lieutenant Gregory Esteban
Phone: 961-2252
Report No. C14031674

 

Media Release

A Puna man has been arrested for a burglary committed in June.

On June 10, a Mountain View home was broken into. A sports-utility vehicle belonging to a 75-year-old man was removed. Several items from within the house also were taken.

Police investigation led to the identity of a suspect in the break-in as 21-year-old Johnluke Medeiros of Mountain View. He was arrested Wednesday (November 26) and charged with first-degree burglary and fourth-degree theft. He was released from police custody Thursday (November 27) after posting $5,250 bail.

Detectives are still investigating who took the SUV. Police ask anyone with any information abut this case to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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